.ith the high stakes college admissions process looming over each high schooler, we are all simply trying to present ourselves in the best light possible. Unfortunately, it's all too easy to get lost in the "Will I get credit for this?" attitude. Bottom line is, we've all been there.
The notion of learning, especially during the summer, seems to imply dullness or monotony, but throughout a number of my summers, it has simply implied discovery. I really believe summer is not only a time to relax, but also a time to learn.
I can think of dozens of reasons why I do community service or volunteer work, the biggest being that it helps others, and I can't think of any reasons why I wouldn't. So here are five reasons why a person should get involved with community service or volunteer work.